A Conversation With Mia by JM Barrie

Prompt: That Will Not Be Necessary | Word Count: 1200 | Genre: A Dialogue

I spot a spare seat in the packed office canteen. ‘May I join you?’

Mia indicates the chair opposite her. ‘Of course.’ She wipes her mouth with her napkin. 

‘Thanks.’ I deposit my tray on the table and sit. ‘So, how are you, Mia?’

‘Busy preparing for the plethora of people completing this year’s 12SS challenge this month, yourself included, I believe. How about you?’  Continue reading

Musings by JM Barrie

Prompt: Leftovers | Word Count: 500 | Genre: Abstract Monologue

How can I describe the intricacies and complexities of the infinite gossamer fine threads of space and time, along with the life force of all lifeforms, that together weave the tapestry of the entire universe in all its resplendent glory in terms you can comprehend? My own comprehension is restricted to this nanosecond before I die. What’s that? That nanosecond has long passed? Must you be so damned linear?  Continue reading